The Baltic Cable is a HVDC power line running beneath the Baltic Sea that interconnects the electric power grids of Germany and Sweden.
The Baltic Cable uses a transmission voltage of 450 kV – the highest operating voltage for energy transmission in Germany. The total project cost was 2 billion SEK (US$280 million), and the link was put into operation in December 1994. With length of 250 kilometres (160 mi), it was the second longest high voltage cable on earth, until Basslink came into service in 2006. It is a monopolar HVDC system with a maximum transmission power of 600 megawatts (MW).
... a 170 kilometer long, monopolar 400kV DC-cable for the interconnection of the German power grid with the electricity grid of the Danish island Sealand ... The cable is operated by Energinet.dk in Denmark and Vattenfall Europe Transmission in Germany ... Kontek is remarkable because, in contrast to similar facilities like Baltic-Cable and Konti-Skan, all land sections of the 119-kilometer line on Falster, Sealand and ...
... Converter Station) Västra Värlinge Cable Terminal (Sweden) 55°25′27″N 13°03′43.3″E / 55.42417°N 13.062028°E / 55.42417 13.062028 (Västra Värlinge Cable ...
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